7 Types of veterinary medicine

Types of veterinary medicine

There are many types of veterinary medicine available in our local market. It is divided into different categories based on function and usage. Here we will learn about different types of veterinary medicine.

Types of veterinary medicine

  1. Antibiotics
  2. Sulphonamide
  3. Antihistaminic Drugs
  4. Anti-Inflammatory
  5. Anticoccidial
  6. Anthelmintics
  7. Vitamin and Minerals

Antibiotics

An antibiotic is a type of antimicrobial substance active against bacteria. Antibiotics are used to treat or prevent bacterial infections, and sometimes protozoan infections.

List of antibiotics for veterinary used

  1. Amoxicillin
  2. Cephalexin
  3. Cefpodoxime
  4. Ceftiofur
  5. Ciprofloxacin
  6. Clavamox
  7. clavaseptin
  8. Clavulanic acid
  9. Clindamycin
  10. Enrofloxacin
  11. Marbofloxacin
  12. Metronidazole
  13. Moxifloxacin
  14. Neomycin
  15. Ofloxacin
  16. Oxytetracycline
  17. Silver sulfadiazine
  18. Streptomycin
  19. Thiostrepton
  20. Trimethoprim/sulfadoxine
  21. Tylosin

Sulphonamide

The sulfonamides are one of the oldest groups of antimicrobial compounds still in use today. Sulfonamides are broad-spectrum antimicrobials inhibiting both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, as well as some protozoa, such as coccidia.

List of sulfonamide veterinary drugs

  1. Sulfanilamide
  2. Sulfadimidine
  3. Sulfamerazine
  4. Sulfadiazine
  5. Sulfadimethoxine
  6. Sulfachlorpyridazine
  7. Sulfamethoxazole
  8. Sulfisoxazole
  9. Sulfadoxine
  10. Sulfaquinoxaline
  11. Trimethoprim
  12. Ormetoprim

Antihistamine drugs in veterinary

  1. Pheniramine maleate
  2. Diphenhydramine hydrochloride

Anti-Inflammatory

  1. Carprofen
  2. Deracoxib
  3. Dexamethasone
  4. Mavacoxib
  5. Meloxicam
  6. Nimuselide
  7. Paracitamol
  8. Phenylbutazone
  9. Prednisolone
  10. Robenacoxib
  11. Sulfasalazine
  12. Tepoxalin
  13. Tolfenamic acid
  14. Ketoprofen

Anticoccidial drugs for livestock

  1. Decoquinate
  2. Diclazuril
  3. Halofuginone
  4. Lasalocid A
  5. Maduramicin
  6. Monensin
  7. Elancoban
  8. Narasin
  9. Narasin + nicarbazin
  10. Nicarbazin
  11. Robenidine
  12. Salinomycin
  13. Semduramicin
  14. Toltrazuril

Anthelmintics drugs for animals

  1. albendazole
  2. fenbendazole
  3. imidacloprid/moxidectin
  4. ivermectin
  5. levamisole
  6. milbemycin oxime
  7. nitroscanate
  8. nitroxynil
  9. oxibendazole
  10. thiabendazole

Vitamin and Minerals

There are many kinds of nutritional medication available in your local market. Poor management and poor feeding are the main reassone for vitamin and mineral deficiency diseases.

Read more: List of Poultry Diseases.

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